Could defunding the police help stop anti-Black racism?

Could defunding the police help stop anti-Black racism? 1

 

Former OPP commissioner Chris Lewis and Black Lives Matter’s Sandy Hudson debate if defunding the police is the answer to stop racism.

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37 Comments on "Could defunding the police help stop anti-Black racism?"

  1. Rural crime is rampant, but let’s defund the RCMP. Oh but also take away everyone’s guns. What could POSSIBLY go wrong.

  2. We need more cops in Canada.

  3. Oscar Jetson | June 7, 2020 at 1:41 PM | Reply

    This is the most asinine idea ever. A recipe for anarchy really.

  4. areal Canadian | June 7, 2020 at 1:56 PM | Reply

    I have a solution
    STOP committing crimes

    • Take PRIDE in your mental illness this month. | June 7, 2020 at 2:16 PM | Reply

      Unfortunately common sense doesn’t work on liberals.

    • oldgamerchick | June 7, 2020 at 4:21 PM | Reply

      Amen

    • Cyrene the Cat | June 7, 2020 at 8:25 PM | Reply

      @Take PRIDE in your mental illness this month. I would say I’m a liberal and I don’t agree with this. Don’t bring insane either/or American politics into this. I think we are better than that.

    • Cyrene the Cat you’re right…liberalism is a mental illness…it takes away ones ability to think rationally.

  5. Brett Thomas | June 7, 2020 at 1:59 PM | Reply

    Why is this even being discussed?? So you want to have total Anarchy!! Help, my bank is being robbed send a social worker!! Remember those Mad Max movies!! That’s our future!! A total free for all!!

    • Jacob Underwood | June 7, 2020 at 10:32 PM | Reply

      I’m thinking it would be more along the lines of Robocop, where the police are bought out by a major corporation, probably Burger King, so they can do any illegal activity they want with no repercussions.

  6. Greg Christopher | June 7, 2020 at 2:03 PM | Reply

    What’s the plan after this theoretical defunding? No civilized society functions without some form of policing.
    Blindly regurgitating left wing talking points without forethought or solutions is just rage baiting.
    Reforming law enforcement gradually with a clear plan is the solution.

  7. Griffin Walker | June 7, 2020 at 2:08 PM | Reply

    Screw the special interest groups. Canadian’s want law and order not anarchy Promoted by BLM

  8. Crocks and Socks | June 7, 2020 at 2:16 PM | Reply

    Wow its laughable to even consider defunding the police.

  9. Donna Williams | June 7, 2020 at 2:17 PM | Reply

    What the hell have they got to do with Canada? Leave this BS in the states

    • John Carvell | June 7, 2020 at 10:06 PM | Reply

      Then you better start playing around the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s*****$##%%##^^$***&%%**^#@@$$&. That’s all……..

  10. If you defund the RCMP I would wage Sockboy wouldn’t be long for this life.

  11. backfire357 | June 7, 2020 at 2:35 PM | Reply

    umm… I’m not even going say anything anymore.

  12. Courageous One | June 7, 2020 at 2:59 PM | Reply

    This is a stupid idea!!

  13. Could start by getting rid of the Police Unions and all the bad cops on paid suspensions.

  14. Beyond insane idea, someone needs to put her in a home

  15. This chick is so smug

    • Legendary Weapon | June 7, 2020 at 10:53 PM | Reply

      Co-founder of BLM who hasn’t used any of the funding for social programs or helping other poor minorities. She’s been pocketing money.

  16. Sure. Let’s get rid of the military and the courts while we’re at it. Let’s erase national boundaries, trash the Coast Guard, shutter the prisons and disband the CBSA.

    I’m ashamed of my generation.

  17. davidbrennan5 | June 7, 2020 at 5:29 PM | Reply

    Defund the Police in Ottawa for a few months and see how that goes.

  18. Itsa Dependu | June 7, 2020 at 6:05 PM | Reply

    Toronto is a bad example for how anything should work.

  19. If you defund the police, you cut the essential training and we’ll get more incidents like this

  20. FunSize Alpha | June 7, 2020 at 9:05 PM | Reply

    Short answer to your title: NO!

    • Mike Neufield | June 7, 2020 at 9:15 PM | Reply

      Yeah ..I’m Independent, not radical either right or left ,and I agree ,, cant have no police ..

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